BlackRock Asset Management

BlackRock: Using Julia for its next generation analytics platform

BlackRock is the world’s largest asset manager, with nearly $5 trillion under management.

BlackRock quants have been using Julia since 2014. They have been greatly impressed with the performance gains, ease of use, and single-language deployment capabilities.

BlackRock has written analytics modules for its flagship product Aladdin in Julia, and uses Julia for time series data analytics and big data applications.

BlackRock was a Platinum Sponsor of JuliaCon 2015 and spoke at length at this conference about why they love Julia.

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